Health profession student teams teach elementary and middle school students with an asthma diagnosis the basics of the disease including:
practices for self-management
Health profession student teams provide social emotional learning education sessions to elementary and middle school students in an after school setting. Social emotional learning teaches children to:
understand & manage emotion
set & achieve positive goals
feel & show empathy for others
establish & maintain positive relationships
make responsible decisions
Health profession student teams provide LifeSkills Training in substance use prevention to elementary and middle school students in an after school setting.
LifeSkills targets preventing the use of gateway substances and violence. LifeSkills provides students with training in:
drug use resistance skills
Multidisciplinary health profession students participate in a 2-week clinical shadowing program in rural northwestern Connecticut where they experience the benefits and rewards of rural practice.
rotate at a variety of medical facilities
gain exposure to clinicians in primary care & specialty areas
participate in social experiences